International Training Programme on farm mechanization for small farmers concluded

25th April, 2017, Bhopal

The Concluding of International Training Programme at CIAE, Bhopal  in presence of Shri Gauri Shakar Bisen, Hon. Minister for Farmers welfare and Agriculture, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh.

International Training Programme on farm mechanization for small farmers concluded International Training Programme on farm mechanization for small farmers concluded

He congratulate participants and the institute for conducting such an important training in an area that relates to livelihood of millions of people across the globe. He emphasized that use of appropriate machinery helps in higher productivity, lower cost of cultivation, lower drudgery and ensures balanced use of inputs/ chemicals thus ensuring higher profits to farmers without harming the environment.

Dr. Chandrasekhar, Director, MANAGE, Hyderabad informed about the initiative of hand holding of technology deprived nations that was initiated with 3 countries now offers help in different areas to 17 countries of Asia and Africa. He informed that ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal was selected after thorough review of the gaps identified in the sector of agriculture for the concerned countries.

Dr. KK Singh, Director, CIAE assured continued support to the participating countries in future too. He urged all participants to continue ties with India in general and ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal in particular for knowledge and technology development and dissemination.

Twenty three executives of nine countries namely Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malavi, Mozambique, Uganda, Afghanistan and Mangolia participated in the international training. The training was part of USAID sponsored programme “Feed the Future Indian Triangular Training (FTF ITT), International Training programme”. The training emphasized at sharing of knowledge related to appropriate mechanization of small farms in the developing countries using machines and technologies developed under ICAR umbrella.  

The training course was coordinated by Dr. PC Bargale and Dr. PS Tiwari Congratulated all the

(Source: ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal)